Club Records

Breaking a Club Record is a great achievement for Swimmers.  These can be for short course (25m pool), long course (50m pool) and Open Water swims.
Procedure and Criteria for Claiming a Club Record:
  • Short and Long Course record times shall be recognised by DLGC for all single Age Groups for 25m, 50m 100m and 200m in all strokes, 400m, 800m and 1500m Freestyle and 100m, 200m and 400m Individual Medley for Boys and Girls. Short course records may be made in 25m pools and long course records in 50m pools.
  • All claimants must be members of Dover Life Guard Club for at least 2 weeks prior to the swim they are claiming a record for.
  • All claims shall be ‘age on day’.
  • A record may be claimed for the first leg of relay only.
  • All records shall be made in still water. Any movement of the water due to the normal operation of the filtration system shall be disregarded.
  • All times submitted shall have been recorded in competitions recognised or run by DLGC, or in an organised time trial under the supervision of an appropriately qualified person capable of judging stroke and a qualified timekeeper.
  • The swimmer/parent/guardian must claim the record by completing the DLGC Club Records Claim Application Form and email  it to the DLGC Club Records Officer at, within 28 days of the swim.
  • The DLGC Club Records Officer will confirm receipt of the Claim Form to the swimmer/parent/guardian within 2 days.
  • The DLGC Club Records Officer will check the details and if eligible will enter the record in Club Record Database and pass immediately to the Marketing Officer to update the Club Website and Social Media pages.
  • A Record Breaking Achievement Award Certificate will be issued and passed to the Swimmer’s coach for presentation to the Record Breaker.
To submit the Claim Application form or for further clarification please contact our Club Records Officer, by emailing:

For the most up to date Detailed Historic Club Records and Club Record Claim Application Form please see below:




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